Natural antidepressant and caloric overload

Hey friend 🙂

In this week’s newsletter you will discover:

  • It’s never too late to start your fitness journey
  • Natural antidepressant
  • How to avoid caloric overload in everyday foods

Now, let’s dive in!

Did You Know?

Countless women have achieved life-changing transformations in their 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond, and you can too!

A study found that women over 50 who engaged in regular strength training and aerobic exercise significantly improved their muscle mass, strength, and overall fitness levels.

A real-life example is Ernestine Shepherd, who started her fitness journey at age 71 and became the world’s oldest female bodybuilder at 80.a

Good For You

You know those days when you wake up and your body feels stiff?

“Morning Stiffness” can be caused by various factors:

  • Aging
  • Arthritis
  • Dehydration
  • Muscle Strain
  • Poor Sleep Posture

Here’s a simple morning routine of 4 exercises that will help you reduce stiffness and work towards gaining back your freedom of movement! 👇

How to use it?
Sit in this stretch for at least 60 sec on each side.

Weekly Workout

Exercise is a natural antidepressant 😃

It releases endorphins, the body's "feel-good" hormones, much like antidepressants do, but in a natural way!

If you feel a bit down, click below and join me for a quick 1 min exercise session and give yourself a boost of endorphins 👇

Time: 1 minute
Good for: Lift your mood
Instructions: click here and follow my moves for the next 60 sec!

Have more energy?
go for another round or two 🙂

Nutrition 101

Caloric Overload in Everyday Foods: A Hidden Culprit in Weight Management
In our fast-paced world, convenience often wins when it comes to meal choices.

Unfortunately, this convenience can come with a hidden cost:
caloric overload.

The grinding and refining process used in making processed foods packs in more calories per bite compared to whole foods.

This can make it easy to overconsume calories, complicating efforts to maintain a healthy weight.

For example:

  • Breakfast Cereals: While convenient, many breakfast cereals are made from refined grains and loaded with added sugars.

  • Frozen Meals: Similarly, frozen meals offer a quick dining solution but are often high in fats and sugars to enhance flavor, resulting in higher caloric content.

Solution: Embrace Minimally Processed Foods

The key to avoiding caloric overload is to incorporate minimally processed foods into your diet.

Foods in their natural or near-natural state such as fresh chicken, fish, tofu, lentils, rice, and a variety of vegetables and fruits, provide essential nutrients without unnecessary calories.

Choosing minimally processed foods allows you to control what goes into your body, helps maintain a healthy caloric intake, and managing your waistline.

Ask Yourself

If your future self could give you advice about your current health and fitness habits, what do you think they would say?

Have a wonderful weekend ✨

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